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  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Those who love Nader will appreciate the respect and attention given his career. Yet others, even those for whom the mere sight of Nader's face is enough to cause a spike in blood pressure, will appreciate the film's evenhanded elucidation of Nader's faults. show more

  • 60
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    The film contends admiringly, and convincingly, that Ralph Nader's authentic sense of outrage is the reason he persists when he can't prevail. show more

  • 75
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Naive or wicked, idealist or egomaniac: Nothing in Ralph Nader's character is agreed upon by everyone in this fascinating biography - with one exception. And the title says it all. show more

  • 70
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Editors Alexis Provost and Beth Gallagher cut back and forth between the talking heads so deftly that you have the illusion that Nader is answering his critics in real time in a very lively debate. show more

  • 88
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    Skrovan swears that during two years of filming, Nader's only demand was, "Make sure you talk to people who oppose me." show more

  • 75
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    Mantel and Skrovan's documentary astutely reminds us of why we need the world's Naders. It's a reasonable movie about an often admirably unreasonable man. show more

  • 75
    Kyle Smith New York Post

    So why does the Democratic Party hate him so much? The answer, as this valuable (if blatantly pro-Nader) documentary makes clear, is hypocrisy. show more

  • 75
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    The ‘"unreasonable man" himself is interviewed, too, and he comes across as patient, articulate, and maddeningly uncompromising. show more

  • 75
    Scott Warren Premiere

    It may most aptly sum up the who the hell Ralph Nader is and why he insists on creating such a ruckus. show more

  • 80
    Film Threat

    It's a nice refresher course to remind us how hard Nader has fought for everyday citizens, ultimately saving hundreds of lives in the long run. show more

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